Poverty in india

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Poverty in india

  1. 1. Poverty in India
  2. 2. Poverty estimates <ul><li>The World Bank estimates that 41.6 % of the total Indian population now live under the global poverty line . This means that a third of the global poor now reside in India. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Causes of poverty in India <ul><li>Caste system </li></ul><ul><li>According to UN 65% of rural dalits castes are below the poverty </li></ul><ul><li>British era </li></ul><ul><li>Those parts of India which have been longest under British rule are the poorest today. </li></ul><ul><li>India's economic policies </li></ul><ul><li>the average income in India was not much different from South Korea in 1947, but South Korea became a developed country by 2000s. At the same time, India was left as one of the world's poorer countries . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Reasons for Rural Poverty <ul><li>Unequal distribution of income. </li></ul><ul><li>High population growth. </li></ul><ul><li>Illiteracy. </li></ul><ul><li>Large families. </li></ul><ul><li>Caste system. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Causes for Urban Poverty <ul><li>Improper training </li></ul><ul><li>Slow job growth. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Problems Of Rural Poverty <ul><li>Illiteracy, </li></ul><ul><li>diseases and long term health problems. </li></ul><ul><li>Unhygienic living conditions, lack of proper housing. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Problems Of Urban Poverty <ul><li>Lack of proper housing facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Unhygienic environments </li></ul><ul><li>No social security schemes </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of opportunity to quality health and educational services. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Steps Taken by Government to Reduce Rural Poverty <ul><li>Small farmer’s development Programme. </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum needs Programme. </li></ul><ul><li>National rural employment Programme. </li></ul><ul><li>Assurance on employment. </li></ul>
  9. 9. The steps taken by government to remove urban poverty are: <ul><li>Nehru Rozgar Yojna. </li></ul><ul><li>Prime Minister Rozgar Yojna. </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Basic services for the poor Programme. </li></ul><ul><li>National social Assistance Programme. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>Though India shows a high economic growth, it is shameful that there is still large scale poverty in India. Poverty in India can be defined as a situation when a certain section of people are unable to fulfill their basic needs. India has the world's largest number of poor people living in a single country. </li></ul>
  11. 11. ?? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.perfectfact.com </li></ul>

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